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Diamonds
by Nikki van der Gaag

Bling, Sharon Stone, romance and blood.... All are linked by diamonds, the most glittering of prizes.... or a symbol of greed, lust and overblown celebrity? At the same time as sparkling innocently in a footballer’s ear, the gems fund some of the worst fighting in Africa. Diamonds are not as rare as we think and have been mined by virtual slave labour, so why are they so expensive? The murky world of the brilliant gem exposed.

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Each title in this new series presents a single object that has had momentous and far-reaching effects on the modern world. The item is explored through its impact on society and often surprising cultural connections. You get a stimulating read and an unusual introduction to major world issues.

Format: 124 x 174 mm; 96 pages, paperback.

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